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Environment and Agriculture

Environment and Agriculture at Curtin seeks to address the important issues facing our planet across the terrestrial and marine landscapes in the areas of biodiversity, climate change and the sustainability of food production.


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Our courses are supported by research-led teaching and delivered by academics with industry experience and the dedication to creating a better world. Within our main areas of research we have significant government collaborations and strong industry links and we create an impact both at a regional, national and international levels.

Possible careers

  • Agronomist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental scientist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Mine site rehabilitation consultant

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Mining Restoration PhD Scholarships

Mining restoration

13 PhD scholarships are available for immediate or 2017 commencements with the newly formed Curtin ARC Centre for Mining Restoration, and include opportunities in ecological restoration, conservation, genetics, seed science, ecophysiology and policy. The Centre is the largest of its type in the world devoted to the science and practice of mining restoration.

High caliber students are sought to undertake cutting edge practical and theoretical research into best practice minesite restoration, in a globally-recognised research environment led by a supervisory team of world-leading scientists. Scholarships include a generous stipend as well as a substantial operating budget, and projects are anticipated to facilitate the transition of students into research and mining sector careers.

There is no closing date, however intending applicants are encouraged to apply soon by lodging an Expression of Interest, for more information visit the website below.

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Tel: +61 8 9266 7041

Administration enquiries: EAAdmin@curtin.edu.au

Student enquiries: EAStudents@curtin.edu.au